The first table below looks at the demand for VPN skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bournemouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited VPN over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bournemouth region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Virtual Private Network (VPN)
Rank 23 - 19
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing VPN 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 0.81% - 3.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.85% - 14.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Average daily rate £455 - £225
UK excluding London average daily rate £277 £300 £263
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.25 £26.50 £19.42
% change year-on-year
-34.90% +36.45%
Communications & Networking Category
Bournemouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
26 14 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bournemouth 21.14% 15.05% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 8 25
Average daily rate £418 £300 £235
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.16% +27.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £250 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.87% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
Average hourly rate £14.25 £32.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.15% +18.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.50 £22.50 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-8.88% -23.72%
VPN
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VPN
Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Bournemouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

VPN Jobs Demand Trend in Bournemouth

VPN
Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing VPN across the Bournemouth region.

VPN Daily Rate Trend in Bournemouth

VPN
Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing VPN across the Bournemouth region.

VPN Hourly Rate Trend in Bournemouth

VPN
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bournemouth

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN.

1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss
2 1 (33.33%) Apache
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SNA

VPN
Top Related IT Skills in Bournemouth by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bournemouth region citing VPN also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited VPN. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco PIX
2 1 (33.33%) NAS
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Multicast
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Ethernet
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SNA
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) UNIX Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Linux Administrator
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) UNIX
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Cisco
1 2 (66.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) IBM
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Oracle
2 1 (33.33%) JBoss